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Ornate Shieldbug

Eurydema ornata




5 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Beautiful colors!!!

DigantaGogoi
DigantaGogoi 6 years ago

thanks bayucca for the ID........:)

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 6 years ago

very nice photo, Diganta

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 6 years ago

It happens elsewhere - I was browsing a book on kingfishers and there are a number of plates with 4 species illustrated and which look identical to the untrained eye eg River Kingfishers. Birds, though, are so much better researched and documented. With insects so many are not illustrated or pictured in popular forums. It is a problem that worries me because we could be missing so much in our ignorance

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Look at the link and the other pictures in the links below: A perfect patch with Eurydema ornata! Great, isn't it?? But the problem is that Eurydema ornata is a European species! So, how did this guy get to India?? I didn't find any information about this genus or have seen similar species in India. Somehow I can't imagine this perfect matched Pentatomidae are not the same species!?!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pulp-o-rama...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pulp-o-rama...
Color variation! Take #4! That's YOUR's!?
http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteropter...
Color variation!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/49700100@N0...

Nagaon, Assam, India

Lat: 26.35, Long: 92.83

Spotted on May 2, 2012
Submitted on May 2, 2012

Spotted for mission

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